Re: dselect question
> I wanted to use dselect because it could show me dependencies and
> suggestions, before it tried to install them. I grabbed a few packages
> and it turned out they had some dependencies I did not expect. So I had
> a half installed package left behind. Thought dselect might have helped
> here. Is there a way to find this out ahead of time?
Yes, there is a way. dselect uses dpkg to find out about dependencies.
With the dpkg --info <package.deb> command you will get a lot of info,
among which a line starting with `Depends'. This line will tell you
what the package depends on.
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